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Worship, Work and Play: A Model for Seeking Balance

In a world where people become busier as each day passes, balance seems elusive. But what if there was a simple way to gain a sense of balance?

Christopher McCluskey, President and Founder of Professional Christian Coaching Institute, developed an effective model to help you attain a sense of balance between work and life.… Read the rest

My first week with the Apple Watch


My Apple Watch!

I got an Apple Watch! I am beyond excited, but probably for different reasons than you might guess. Read on for the saga so far:

(Warning: this post is somewhat long. I’ve tried to label the different sections, so if you want to skip over portions, it should be easier for you.)


I pre-ordered an Apple Watch on April 11th — one day after you could first place your orders.… Read the rest

Three Life Lessons on Balance from Riding a Bicycle

Do you remember how you learned to ride a bicycle? Were you one of the lucky ones that learned easily? Or is the memory so terrifying that you’ve blocked it out of your consciousness (like me)?

Image: Public Domain

Image: Public Domain

Not having the privilege of raising children, I’ve never taught someone how to ride a bike.… Read the rest

Three Life Lessons from a Rowboat

The year was 1995. I had been working for the same company for over a decade. I had changed job roles at least six times, doing (sometimes completely) different things, but now something was missing. I was no longer excited about coming to work.

A group of us had fallen in the habit of eating lunch and talking about life.… Read the rest

Darkest before the opportunity?

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“It’s always darkest before the greatest opportunity.”

How does this phrase speak to you? Please comment…

For me, this phrase came to mind as I was reading in my Bible this morning about Paul’s voyage to Rome in Acts. And I was considering the twists and turns of my life over the last few years.… Read the rest

Christopher McCluskey on the Coaching Difference

Chris_McCluskeyChristopher McCluskey is the President of Professional Christian Coaching Institute (PCCI) and is often referred to as the “Father of Christian Coaching”. In a recent podcast on Missionary Coaching, Chris rattled off THE primary distinction between ICF-style coaching and other forms of people helping. … Read the rest

You Can’t Make a Living Just by Solving Problems

I recently read a great Commencement Speech by Don Peppers. You can find it at: I encourage you to read the entire article.… Read the rest

Webster Defines Life Coaching and Gets It Wrong

Recently, the Merriam-Webster Dictionary added the term “Life Coach” to their dictionary. While this is gratifying to have this level of recognition, they added a bit that true Life Coaches don’t do. Care to guess what it is?

Here is their definition of Life Coach: (noun) an advisor who helps people make decisions, set and reach goals, or deal with problems.Read the rest

My First Blog Post!

How many ways are there?

Quiz Time.

Quick, in the diagram to the right, if you’re standing at the X and there are buildings or other obstacles as represented by the green boxes, how many different directions are there?

If you said four (forward / back / left / right) — you left one out.… Read the rest